Redemption Chili

Donna Maria shares her recipe for Redemption Chili, the perfect homemead meal for a busy work-at-home mom.

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Congratulations StartUp Nation Winner!!

I was excited to learn this week that Indie Beauty Network member Linda Balon Stein of Zosimos Botanicals was selected as one of StartUp Nation’s Top 10 Greenest Home-Based Businesses. Linda’s company was chosen from thousand of entries. Here’s a little about Linda and how she manages her award winning company.

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The Indie Business Challenge

If My Action Items Don't Work For You, I'll Cut You a Check The economy stinks right now. We hear about it all the time, way too much if you ask me. I make it a point not to listen to all of the negativity. Nevertheless, reality is what reality is, no matter what you listen to.…

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Dreams Are Not Just For Dreamers

Donna Maria shares how Carl Lewis’s example of dreaming HUGE helped him become a world class athlete, and how it can help you achieve your highest tpotential too.

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I'm Quoted in Maine Business .com

Donna Maria shares that Carl Natale at Maine Business.com quoted one of her blog posts about the dangers Indie Business owners face when they try to do everything themselves.

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How David Slew Goliath

You can find the story of David and Goliath in I Samuel, chapter 17 of the Old Testament. In the midst of a war, the Israelites were having trouble finding someone to fight the Philistine warrior, Goliath. When David, the youngest of four brothers, volunteered everyone laughed at him. But David took himself seriously when no one else did, and that’s exactly what we must do if we are serious about our business ventures. David stood up to Goliath. He won the battle and the rest is history. Here’s how he did it.

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3 People Who Will Destroy Your Business

Most business mistakes can be fixed without long term adverse consequences to you or your business. But certain mistakes made by certain business personality types can be made so consistently over time that they conspire to destroy your dreams. This post describes three business personalities that make these kinds of serious mistakes, and offers tips to help you avoid them.

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The New Bionic Woman

Move Over, Lindsay. A New Bionic Woman's In Town Do you remember The Bionic Woman, the popular 1970's television series staring Lindsay Wagner? (It's been recently revived.) Well, now that she's appearing in Sleep Number Bed infomercials and hosting "Quiet the Mind & Open the Heart" Experiential Workshops & Retreats, a new Bionic Woman, Jami Shopf, has taken…

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Barack Your Business!

Whether or not you like the outcome of the election, there are several things that worked in Obama’s favor that you can cause to work in yours so you too can win friends and influence people.

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